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January 13th, 2020 - 1:17 am § in America

IS Iran a Democracy? Is the US?

Is the US losing it own claim to be a democracy? Our current ruling party will renominate Donald Trump this year without ever holding a popular election. The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khameini, is the head of a council, more or less like the Pope and his cardinals. Why disparage one and not [...]

April 27th, 2019 - 2:31 pm § in America, China

CHINA vs the US: Is Corporate China the End of History?

In 1992, Francis Fukuyama published “The End of History.” His thesis was simple: social evolution has given us the free market to govern capital and liberal democracy to govern human ambition. Fukuyama’s idea was that competitive systems evolve by natural selection.  As with Darwi[...]

January 11th, 2019 - 10:25 pm § in Politics

A Cuban View of America

The United States is an oligarchy, not a democracy The country that presents itself as a universal model of democracy does not meet the basic standards of a system in which the majority makes decisions[...]

April 20th, 2017 - 11:41 am § in Hypocrisy

Bernie’s Hypocrisy

Sanders: I don’t consider myself a Democrat “No, I’m an Independent,” Sanders says amid DNC tour. THEHILL.COM Analysis | Bernie Sanders’s strange behavior The “Come Together” tour risks creating divisions, and Sanders isn’t helping with his comments about Jon Osso[...]

February 22nd, 2017 - 12:08 am § in Misc.

Should Biafra Rise Again?

For those clamoring for Biafra, a stupid and unattainable dream, this message is more pragmatic. I will recommend that those who feel marginalized should concentrate their wealth in their geographic region and see how helpful that is. I have travelled across the Nigerian landscape. Most of our agric[...]

November 20th, 2016 - 1:40 am § in Misc.

Did you vote?

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November 8th, 2016 - 1:29 am § in Misc.

Democracy Movement Forces Change of PM in South Korea

IN DEFEAT, SKOREAN PRESIDENT TO LET PARLIAMENT CHOOSE HER PMSEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea’s president said Tuesday she will allow parliament to choose her prime minister, a major political concession to growing anger as she scrambles to defuse an escalating influence-peddling sca[...]

October 8th, 2016 - 11:49 am § in Misc.

BREXIT: The Reasons Direct Democracy Fails

Perilous Plebiscites: Brexit Vote Underscores Limits of Direct Democracy – SPIEGEL ONLINE[...]

September 26th, 2016 - 1:44 am § in America, Donald Trump

How to Destroy A Political Party

How liberal activists may have have destroyed Britain’s Labor Party Jeremy Corbyn is being reelected Party Leader of Britain’s  Labour despite nearly unanimous opposition of the elected Members of Parliament from his won party.  The story is eerily similar to the current state of t[...]